Stars to help LeadingAge celebrate its 50th birthday at annual meeting and convention
The group's original founders, Howard Washburn and Mitchell Waife, will be honorary hosts at a special anniversary luncheon Sunday. The convention will close hours after keynote speaker Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel speaks at the 8:30 a.m. general session Wednesday. Other top speakers include Researcher Richard Jackson (Sunday morning), former Ireland President Mary Robinson (Monday morning) and Pulitzer Prize winner Maya Angelou (Tuesday morning). A special “birthday bash” Monday night will feature pop music icons The Village People.
Dozens of educational sessions will take place every day of the meeting, with exposition hours slated for 12-4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and 12-3:30 p.m. Wednesday. For more information on the event, visit www.LeadingAge.org.